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Peer of the Week: The Earl of Rosslyn | Unlock Democracy
Voted 7 times since '99, 5 against Lords Reform, claimed near 16k tax free this year despite no votes nor questions, his historic family home has had a third of a million spent on its refurbishment, but only limited public access, despite the fact he rents out rooms to people.
Westminster  posttofacebook  Lord-Reform  Lords  Unlock-Democracy  interesting 
august 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
Does House of Lords reform affect Conservative election hopes? | Unlock Democracy
Conservatives: "Waaah! We lost votes! Lords reform is awful!"

And then you look at the polling numbers, and see their polling numbers were dropping for over a month and a half before that, due to the Murdoch/Brooks links, the Budget, the Health and Social Care Bill, the Jeremy Hunt stuff…
Lords  Lord-Reform  image  Conservatives  Westminster  democracy  elections  interesting 
may 2012 by FearMeForIAmPink
Reading Politics · New Briefing Paper on House of Lords Reform
Quick discussion of some of the exaggerations and issues with the reform of the House of Lords, and a link to a longer paper on such.
Lords  democracy  interesting  politics  fallacies 
july 2011 by FearMeForIAmPink

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